The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (AHVA) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Teaching, with responsibility for teaching undergraduate courses, developing curriculum, and other relevant educational leadership and service. The anticipated start date of employment is as early as July 1, 2022.
Applicants must have a PhD (or have successfully defended their dissertation) in art history or a related discipline by the position start date. Candidates may have expertise in any geographic context within the modern to contemporary historical period in their research and teaching. Candidates whose work addresses historical and/or contemporary issues of social justice and inequality, and diversifies the methodological scope of art history or media theory will be given priority.
We seek an exceptional teacher with a track record of or demonstrated potential for employing innovative pedagogies, such as community-based learning, flexible and/or online learning, and curriculum/program design. The candidate should be able to strengthen and further expand our art history curriculum and offerings in media studies through service on the Art History Undergraduate Committee; they should also be able to contribute to current areas of teaching at the undergraduate level e.g., ARTH 101: Introduction to Visual Studies, ARTH 285: Art and the Moving Image, ARTH 380: Art as Technology, and/or ARTH 480: Visual and Digital Media Theory. The position also involves a significant educational leadership role that includes, among other things, academic planning, curriculum and program development, and innovation. The position entails a teaching load of six courses per year (18 credits).
Review of applications begins January 10, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.
For more information, and to apply, please visit the University of British Columbia’s website.